Connecting With The World Around Us

The boathouse would go beyond pure recreation to offer an outlet for school and community-based educational opportunities. 

Two Girls Looking At Glass Jar Studying Pond Life At Outdoor Activity Camp

Arlington Public Schools would have the opportunity to offer school science departments direct access to the river and surrounding ecosystems for hands-on class time. Adult education through the county’s parks and recreation department could offer adults opportunities on a variety of topics. In partnership with other local jurisdictions, the boathouse will offer a unique gateway for nature study and outdoor education making use of the special tidal freshwater river environment.